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Buffalo Drone Photography Clean Energy Article
April 28, 2022

Buffalo wants to become a climate haven. Is that even possible?

Some businesses are also likely to begin to move to the area; the green hydrogen startup Plug Power, for example, is building a new $290 million plant near Buffalo, in part because it can access affordable hydropower there.

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Climate Change Article
April 22, 2022

Weather Changes Have Americans Moving To Cooler Locales

“In the next 25 to 50 years there will be a lot of people moving to these regions,” Nicholas Rajkovich, an architecture professor at the University at Buffalo said.

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April 12, 2022

DOWNTOWN’S TECH FUTURE

“The idea of a technology community all in one spot has a lot of gravity,” said Mike Wisler, chief information officer at M&T Bank. “We know that innovation happens at a higher pace and for a longer duration when those who are innovating have a physical presence.”

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Buffalo Drone Photography Clean Energy Article
April 12, 2022

How Buffalo has become a climate change refuge

“Buffalo has this national and maybe infamous reputation for our weather,” said Greg Pokriki, a Be in Buffalo public relations specialist. “But what people don’t understand is that it’s not a natural disaster. We move the snow and we keep business going.”

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Olivia Hill Economic Gardening
April 01, 2022

New Invest Buffalo Niagara program can help startups grow through market research, data

“The reason we target (second-stage companies) is because typically they have proven products; their business model works; they’ve established that they can make sales and that there is value to what they’re doing,” said Olivia Hill, senior business development strategist with Invest Buffalo Niagara who runs the Economic Gardening program.

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March 21, 2022

Governor Hochul Announces French Company La Fermière to Construct New $25 Million Production Facility in Genesee County

Invest Buffalo Niagara President and CEO Tom Kucharski said, “We are excited to welcome La Fermière to Western New York. La Fermière joins the region’s booming food and dairy processing cluster, one of the strongest in the nation thanks to its strong workforce, affordability, proximity to major markets, supply chain access, and more. Its decision also validates our ability to attract international companies and act as a natural front door to the North American market.”

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AML Expansion
March 21, 2022

Two big expansions at Buffalo Niagara businesses will add more than 860 jobs locally

Major expansion projects by a pair of Buffalo Niagara businesses – Moog Inc. and AML Rightsource – are expected to create more than 860 new jobs in the region, Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday afternoon. “We’re confident because everything we thought about Buffalo has turned out to be true,” Ewing said.

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MOOG News
March 21, 2022

Moog will hire 500 new employees in Western New York

Moog Inc. plans to create up to 500 jobs in Western New York in the coming years, coinciding with a $25 million investment in new high-tech manufacturing equipment.

Executives from the global aerospace company made the announcement today at Seneca One Tower, flanked by Gov. Kathy Hochul. The state plans to provide up to $15 million in Excelsior Jobs Program tax credits in return for job creation commitments.

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March 16, 2022

$25 million yogurt plant planned for Town of Batavia

La Fermiere, a family-owned French yogurt and desserts company, plans to build a 45,000 square foot production facility in the Genesee Valley Agri-Business Park in the Town of Batavia, with plans for future expansion, according to state officials.

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Press Releases

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07.27.2021
BE IN BUFFALO HOSTS INTERN TAKEOVER EVENT
04.26.2021
BE IN BUFFALO VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR – MAY 4
03.30.2021
INVEST BUFFALO UNVEILS PROACTIVE INDUSTRIAL REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
02.01.2021
T&T LEGACY METALS TARGETS 30 NEW JOBS IN BUFFALO NIAGARA
12.16.2020
INVEST BUFFALO NIAGARA PRESIDENT & CEO KUCHARSKI TO CHAIR INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
05.26.2020
BE IN BUFFALO LAUNCHES COST OF LIVING CALCULATOR, REGIONAL JOBS BOARD AND OTHER DIGITAL UPDATES